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Driver charged with driving while suspended twice in one week

26-year-old from Blind River charged
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BLIND RIVER - On Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol duties in the Town of Blind River.

Shortly after 3:30 p.m., police observed a westbound car on Causley Street and queried the displayed plate and initiated a traffic stop. The officer observed the driver to be the same driver from a previous traffic stop for suspend drive that took place on Highway 17 within the Territory of Serpent River First Nation on Friday Nov. 13, 2020.

As a result of the investigation, Justin Kozeyah, age 26 from Blind River, was again charged with:
    •    Driving while under suspension, contrary to section 53(1) of the Highway Traffic Act.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Blind River on Feb. 18, 2021.